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Gender workplace equality 257 yrs away

GENEVA: Women may have to wait more than two centuries for equality at work, according to a report yesterday showing gender inequality growing in...

Koalas rescued from path of raging bushfire

SYDNEY: A dozen koalas have been rescued from the path of bushfires raging near Sydney, conservationists said Tuesday, as devastating blazes increasingly encroach on critical...

Seoul appoints ‘Mr Smile’ as prime minister

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in appointed an anodyne former parliamentary speaker known as “Mr Smile” as prime minister Tuesday, after a previous cabinet appointment...

Seven HK Airlines planes impounded by authority

HONG KONG: Cash-strapped carrier Hong Kong Airlines has had seven idle planes impounded at the city’s airport after it failed to make payments, authorities...

Largest ice seizure in Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Hong Kong customs announced its largest seizure of methamphetamine in a decade yesterday, 110 kilograms of ice worth some HK$77 million that...

Rescuers race to find survivors after quake

PADADA (Philippines): Rescuers in the southern Philippines used heavy equipment and their bare hands yesterday in hopes of finding several people feared trapped beneath...

Bushfire haze a health emergency

SYDNEY: Australia’s biggest city is facing a “public health emergency” over the bushfire smoke that has choked Sydney for weeks, leading doctors warned yesterday...

Photographers, take note on China’s Xiapu

XIAPU (China): It’s dawn in Xiapu county and sunrise over southeastern China is welcomed by dozens of clicking camera shutters.

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